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#1985553 - 11/11/12 11:11 PM Wood & Brooks Noobie question
asmith74 Offline
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Registered: 11/11/12
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I know it's my first post and I'm completely new to this but I hope I can have a moment of your time. I started to take apart a (new to me) piano and found a Wood & Brooks tag hanging from the action. I wanted to take it apart and clean it because some of the keys are sticking. Thanks to Google I found out the this action is unique and I stopped right away. Does anyone have any insight on the Wood & Brooks company?

Thanks for any insight,
Andy

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#1985557 - 11/11/12 11:32 PM Re: Wood & Brooks Noobie question [Re: asmith74]
asmith74 Offline
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btw, I feel like it's important that I say this...I'm not some dip [censored] posting on a forum to find out if I can score some cash on ebay. I'm just a regular old dip [censored] trying to fix up a piano for my family to enjoy.

Thanks,
Andy


Edited by asmith74 (11/11/12 11:33 PM)

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#1985562 - 11/11/12 11:50 PM Re: Wood & Brooks Noobie question [Re: asmith74]
Guapo Gabacho Offline
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Registered: 01/23/11
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Andy,

No need for the 'tude. We all started ignorant.

As a amateur piano restorer, I suggest you look closely at this site: http://www.stevespianoservice.com/

Good luck

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#1985566 - 11/12/12 12:09 AM Re: Wood & Brooks Noobie question [Re: Guapo Gabacho]
asmith74 Offline
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lol, sorry. text can come off in a bad way. I meant it in a humorous way. Thanks for the link!

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#1985574 - 11/12/12 12:55 AM Re: Wood & Brooks Noobie question [Re: asmith74]
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Wood & Brooks was an action manufacturer. Most of their actions are fairly standard, except they made a spinet actions which as made at 90° from the usual. Parts for those actions are hard to come by.
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